What to read next: The forthcoming books that Southern booksellers can't wait for

After the Flood Layla's Happiness Dominicana Hungry Jim She's the WorstAmerican Royals 

After the Flood (September, 2019)
"The issues of trust, family and loss were powerfully drawn and made for riveting read!" -- Stephanie Crowe, Page & Palette, Fairhope, AL

Layla's Happiness (September, 2019)
"This story of family, community, love & happiness reads beautifully and leads to wonderful, important conversations"-- Cristina Russell, Books and Books, Coral Gables, FL

Dominicana (September, 2019)
"Dominicana offers a wonderful glimpse into the universal story of risks and love and the powerful pull of family and traditions." --Laura Taylor, Oxford Exchange, Tampa, FL

Hungry Jim (September, 2019)
"A little bit WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE, a little bit MR. TIGER GOES WILD, but wholly it's own" -- Hannah DeCamp, Avid Bookshop, Athens, GA

She's the Worst (September, 2019)
"a sweet, fun book about sisterhood" -- Jennifer Jones, Bookmiser, Roswell, GA

American Royals (September, 2019)
"American Royals has the juiciness of Gossip Girl with the excitement of Princess Diaries." -- Deanna Bailey, Story on the Square, McDonough, GA